About Jharkhand

Jharkhand ("The land of forests") is a state in eastern India.The state shares its border with the states of Bihar to the north, Uttar Pradesh to the northwest, Chhattisgarh to the west, Odisha to the south and West Bengal to the east.It is the 15th largest state by area, and the 14th largest by population. Hindi is the official language of the state.The city of Ranchi is its capital and Dumka its sub capital. The state is known for its waterfalls, hills and holy places;Baidyanath Dham, Parasnath and Rajrappa are major religious sites.The state was formed in 2000, from the territory that had previously been part of Bihar.

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Leave Rules For Jharkhand

Here is a snapshot of various leave rules as per the Jharkhand Shops & Establishments Act.

Annual / Privileged / Earned Leave (AL/PL/EL)18 daysAfter 240 days of continuous service
Casual Leave (CL)12 daysfull pay every year
Sick Leave (SL)12 dayshalf pay every year
Maximum AL/PL that can be carried forward45 days
Working hours in a day9 hours
Total hours in a week48 hours
Rest Interval30 minutesRest after 5 hours of work

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